OBJECTIVES These programs differ from the regular semesters in terms of structure, approach and content. The key words that capture the spirit of SWS are experiment, variety and innovation.

‘Chai for Cancer’ Adda at IDEAL

Warm welcome to everyone! Please join us at the IDEAL campus near Sindhubhavan Road for a beautiful cause. IDEAL is proud to be associated with the Max Foundation, for the ‘Chai for Cancer Adda’ on Saturday, 18th March, 2017 from 5pm onwards. This is a noble cause to help create awareness on Cancer and also to work towards raising funds for those who can’t afford the right medication, counselling and assistance. Please help us spread the word. Looking forward to meeting you all over chai 🙂 See you there!

CEPT Monsoon Semester 2016

The Students of the World History of Art & Craft class visited IDEAL for a hands on experience in Screen Develop & Printing and in Block Making & Printing using Man made Woods. Block Printing Workshop The History of World Art & Craft can taught by Asha Mandapa ma’am at CEPT, includes an exploratory can in blocks making using ‘Man – made’ woods. Blocks Developt & Printing.   Screen Printing Workshop The students also did some exploratory work on Screen Printing. Screen Developt & Printing:

The IDEAL Voluntary Service Programme

  The IDEAL Voluntary Service Programme Trying to make the Change.   Project ‘Liberation’ 2003 “This is an ongoing project undertaken between Ganatar and IDEAL in the Little Rann of Kutch. The project targets the Agariya community. Its focus is the economic betterment of the women and children of the salt pan workers. The project enters its fourth year now and the results are just beginning to show. The campus in the Little Rann is almost complete and an educated work force is in place. This year the target is to […]

Social Service Initiatives

The PARAKRAM DIARIES   The Story of PARAKRAM A Diary of a most Magical, Memorable Journey… Our story begins in the summer of 2014. Ms Anurita Rathore, an eminent journalist, Art Enthusiast and the Proprietor of Eyescapades, an event Management Company, conducted the First Art Auction for Charity in July 2014. The aim here was that the proceeds of the auction would go towards a Creative Vocational Art Education for underprivileged urban children. Eminent artists and other notable members of Society came together to paint, sculpt and create for a […]

Asha Mandapa at ‘Charlotte’s End’ Book Launch in Delhi! (June 7th 2016)

We were in Delhi this week for the launch of ‘Charlotte’s End’ a novel by the amazing, lovely & multi-facetted Veena S Rao, IAS. Our Director, Asha Mandapa was invited as a panellist along with eminent people like Mani Shankar Aiyar (Diplomat, Author & Former Union Minister), Tom Alter (Author & Actor) & Bibek Debroy (Noted Economist & Author).   This eclectic group of individuals ensured a panel discussion that was as stimulating & humorous as it was interactive. No quarters were given & none asked for! A fun evening […]


The Institute of Design Expression Art & Learning (IDEAL) has workshops on campus throughout the year. These are short duration courses conducted by faculty at IDEAL as well as visiting artists. This is a constantly evolving design module. These workshops are on occasion open to the public as well & even attended by students of various Institutes. Students belonging to different streams attend these workshops over and above their regular Diploma programmes. These workshops aim towards making the study of art more eclectic & less restrictive, which is one of […]